Following is our regular summary of the latest travel news and best frequent traveler promotions reviewed during the past week.
If it was a good deal—or a notably bad deal—from an airline, hotel, or car rental loyalty program, you can read all about it here, and plan your travel accordingly.
A new report from the National Economic Council calls out the airline and hotel industries for their hidden fees.
From today, WOW air is offering $69 fares between Los Angeles or San Francisco and Bristol, Stockholm, and Copenhagen, via the airline’s Reykjavik hub. Wow!
If you want to fly a B747 jumbo jet operated by a U.S. carrier, today you have only two choices; and the clock is ticking.
JetBlue’s combination of relatively roomy coach-class seats and free inflight Wi-Fi make the airline a compelling choice, even at slightly higher prices.
For the next year, Alaska Airlines passengers can use the airline’s inflight Wi-Fi to send and receive unlimited texts for free. Chat on!
Between January 9 and March 31, Club Carlson members can earn up to 100,000 bonus points for eligible stays.
Continuing its expansion at Alaska Air’s hometown airport, Delta today announced nonstop service between Seattle and seven new destinations.
Unruly passengers have become an increasingly pressing problem for the airlines. Is arming flight attendants with stun guns the answer?
Enter this sweepstakes for a chance to win a dream trip for two worth $10,000, to be planned by a Travel + Leisure A-List agent.
Somebody has to win, right? Might as well be you.
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After 20 years working in the travel industry, and 15 years writing about it, Tim Winship knows a thing or two about travel. Follow him on Twitter @twinship.
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